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No. 17-0105
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W.A. "ANDY" MEYERS, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS FORT BEND COUNTY COMMISSIONER v. JDC/FIRETHORNE, LTD., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

Oral argument was held on February 7, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 8, 2018. File Closed

Opinion

June 8, 2018

Green
Hecht
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-15-00860-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Tracy K. Christopher

Trial Court

Trial Court:268th District Court
County:Fort Bend
Trial Judge:Honorable Brady G. Elliott
Trial Docket:15-DCV-221725

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-06-29 Mandate issued  
2018-06-29 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2018-06-19 Miscellaneous Motion  
2018-06-08 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and dismissed
2018-06-08 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 7, 2018 and June 8, 2018.  
2018-02-07 Oral argument  
2018-01-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-12-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between October 27, 2017 and December 29, 2017.  
2017-10-27 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-10-27 Petition for Review granted
2017-10-27 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-09-08 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-09-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-09-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-08-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-08-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-08-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-07-24 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-07-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-07-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-06-14 Case Record Filed  
2017-06-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-06-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-05-24 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-05-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 14, 2017 and May 23, 2017.  
2017-03-14 Case forwarded to Court
2017-02-24 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-02-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-02-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
JDC/Firethorne, Ltd., A Texas Limited Partnership
Mr. H. Dixon Montague
Mr. Zachary J. Howe
Ms. Catherine 'Cathy' B. Smith
Mr. J. Eric Pardue
Mr. Don C. Griffin Jr.
Respondent
Meyers, W.A. "Andy"
Mr. Marcus D. Spencer
Ms. Kathryn E. Boatman
Mr. Randall W. Morse
Mr. Roy L. Cordes Jr.
Mr. Frederick D. Junkin
Mr. Salvatore P. LoPiccolo II
Mr. William H. Vidor
Mr. J. Mark Breeding
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Brazoria County, Texas
Mr. Andrew Michael Heston
Texas Conference of Urban Counties
Mr. John B. Dahill
Texas Association of Counties
Mr. Michael Pichinson
County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas
Mr. James P. Allison
Texas Municipal League
Mr. Scott N. Houston
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